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SECTION 165 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Rep. by the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 (49 of 1988), s. 31.


Last Updated: 01 May, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


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  1. IPC 165 in Simple Words
  2. IPC Section 165 related FAQs
Repealed by the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988



IPC 165 in Simple Words

Section 165 of the Indian Penal Code was removed from the law by the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.


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Offence : Public servant obtaining any valuable thing, without consideration, From a person concerned in any proceeding or business transacted by Such public servant


Punishment : 3 Years or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Non-Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class



The section 165 of the IPC is concerned with public servants who accept, obtain or agree to accept valuable things for themselves or others without consideration.





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Frequently Asked Questions


What is the IPC section 167?

167. A public servant who intentionally framed a document incorrectly with the intent to cause harm.


What is IPC Act 168?

Anyone who engages in trading while a public employee and legally bound to not do so, will be punished by simple imprisonment of up to one year or a fine or both.


What is the IPC section for corruption?

IPC Section 161 (Replaced by the Prevention of Corruption Act 1988)